The Jiang-wu Class Frigate is meant to focus on ASW. It can carry up to 3 ASW helicopters, which are connected directly to the CIC of the ship itself. This coordination between helicopter and ship, then ship and fleet allows the Jiang-Wu to be one of premier ASW ships in the world. Its armament consists of 2 torpedo launchers, a 5 in. gun, and has VLSs capable of carrying upwards of 36 missiles. Its towed array sonar is one of the best in the world. It AAW is proficient due to its CIWS, EC, and radar.